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An independent Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory school, we have been located on one of historic Macon's highest hills since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1876.
We continue to be faithful to our mission of educating young men and women of all cultural, economic, and religious backgrounds.
Mount de Sales continues to be the leading school for National Merit Semifinalists in the region.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 518 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,350
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 20 / rolling

Top Rankings

Mount de Sales Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1876
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1992

Student Body

Total Students
518 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Mount de Sales Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
79%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, Government & Politics, Psychology, US History, World History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Lands' End)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 20 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
82%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ashley Griffin

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Beta Club, Chess Club, Diversity Awareness Club, Drumline & Color Guard, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Gaming Club, Garden Club, Key Club, Lego Robotics, Model United Nations Club, Natl Jr Honor Society, Pep Club, Photography Club, Quiz Bowl, Student Council, Talent Show, World Cultures Club

School Notes

  • Mount de Sales Academy [est. 1876], an independent Catholic school sponsored and inspired by the Sisters of Mercy, is a diverse college-preparatory community of learners-students and teachers alike-who are poised to discover, challenged to innovate, and motivated to serve.
  • Poised to Discover: Students are poised to discover their talents and to seek knowledge during their journey here. Opportunities for discovery include the Diploma Endorsement Program, where students are immersed in any one of six academic concentrations; the Senior Transition Experience Program (STEP) with Navicent Health, where students delve into multiple facets of health care; and engaging exploratory courses and a variety of clubs that allow students to find their niche.
  • Challenged to Innovate: Students are challenged to innovate as they apply their knowledge to create solutions to real world problems. LEGO Robotics club members are tasked with building and programming robots to solve issues; Mock Trial teams sharpen their critical thinking and public speaking skills as they craft case arguments; and STEM course students research, design, build, test, and redesign projects based in science, technology, and math.
  • Motivated to Serve: Students are motivated to serve through the Mercy in Action program, which incorporates the philosophy of servant leadership. Community outreach is at the heart of the Mercy mission and opportunities are plentiful. To name a few, Cavaliers work with Rebuilding Macon to freshen up old houses with paint, repairs, and a lot of TLC; prepare and serve meals to patrons at the St. Peter Claver Catholic Church food pantry; and hand-knit hats for cancer patients at the Central Georgia Cancer Center.
Profile last updated: 01/26/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
very nice school everything is evenly planned their lots of fun activities and academic learning i`m moving into the 8th grade and am ready for another adventure
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5  
The best school in Macon by far. Rigorous academics and an outstanding learning environment. Prepares students not only for college but life as well.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 518 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,350
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 20 / rolling

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